ABOUT

Jesse Morris

Jesse Morris is CCO of the Energy Web Foundation. Throughout his career in the electricity sector, Jesse has had one focus: partner with utilities, technology providers, developers, and regulatory stakeholders to help distributed energy resources become an integral, widely-accessible part of the global electricity system.

Prior to EWF, Jesse was a principal in the Electricity Practice of EWF co-founder Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI). During his time at RMI, Jesse’s research, convening, and consulting work focused on the fundamental economics of distributed energy resources and their ability to provide a wide variety of services to the grid through regulatory change and new business models. He coauthored several of RMI’s landmark findings on the economics of battery storage, advanced demand response technologies, and solar-plus-storage systems, in addition to helping large corporates build new business models focused on the grid edge.

He holds a Bachelor’s degree in International Environmental Policy from Colorado College.

The Energy Web is accelerating a low-carbon, customer-centric electricity system by unleashing the potential of blockchain and other decentralized technologies.

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Some reading for your weekend, courtesy of our CEO @WalterKook

"We ... increasingly find ourselves with the electricity grid equivalent of digital smartphones connected to analog landlines... Policy reform is needed [to] better serve the digitalizing grid."

https://medium.com/energy-web-insights/alongside-der-grid-interconnection-a-need-to-prioritize-iot-connectivity-and-utilities-software-b69f3a0d4a0e

FERC order 2222 is an absolute game changer for DERs in the US. Regional grid ... operators have ~270 days to lay out a plan for unprecedented, widespread DER integration. Our open source tech stack @energywebx is purpose built for this moment https://www.greentechmedia.com/articles/read/ferc-orders-grid-operators-to-open-wholesale-markets-to-distributed-energy-resources

Wow. We're closing out the week with BIG news from two major energy markets on ... both sides of the Atlantic.

TL;DR: The EU is making major investments in green energy and digitalization. The U.S. is opening up wholesale energy markets to participation from DERs. 🤯

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We're honored to be highlighted by @blockchainers in their round of ways ... #blockchain tech can help meet @UN Sustainable Development Goals. #energyweb is noted under SDG 7: Affordable & Clean #Energy. 🌱⚡️ https://www.the-blockchain.com/2020/09/17/how-will-blockchain-technology-be-leveraged-to-solve-uns-17-sustainable-development-goals-can-it-help-solve-the-worlds-most-pressing-social-and-environmental-problems/

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